ERS Team

Monique Hassel


Monique joins ERS as an associate consultant on the Leadership Development team, where she supports ERS’ national networks of district leaders and Chief Financial Officers (CFOs). Monique enjoys capturing and synthesizing current problems of practice facing CFOs, as well as facilitating actionable conversations between those partners. 

Prior to joining ERS, Monique was a middle school math teacher for 4 years in Dorchester and Mattapan. While completing her graduate degree, she interned with Transforming Education to research frameworks about trauma informed pedagogies. She also interned with education technology incubator LearnLaunch, supporting their annual conference planning. Before attending graduate school, Monique was the Conference Assistant for the National Partnership for Educational Access and the Student Program Assistant at the MIT Online Science, Technology, Engineering Community program at MIT’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs.  

Monique enjoys finding and cooking recipes for her partner Joe, watching the Great British Baking show, and cuddling with her cat, Lua. 

Previous Experience

Math and Computer Science Lead Teacher

Epiphany School

Associate Math and Science Teacher

Edward Brooke Charter Schools

Trauma and Resiliency Research Intern

Transforming Education

Student Program Assistant


Conference Assistant

National Partnership for Educational Access 


Ed.M Mind, Brain, and Education

Harvard Graduate School of Education  

B.A. Philosophy

Harvard University  


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